94 episodes

Welcome to the 970 Grand County Podcast. This podcast explores the Colorado towns with the 970 area code (Winter Park, Fraser, Granby, Hot Sulphur Springs, Kremmling, and Grand Lake), including events, lodging specials, and tips on visiting the area, interviews, and much more.

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Welcome to the 970 Grand County Podcast. This podcast explores the Colorado towns with the 970 area code (Winter Park, Fraser, Granby, Hot Sulphur Springs, Kremmling, and Grand Lake), including events, lodging specials, and tips on visiting the area, interviews, and much more.

    Grand Lake Colorado Dark Sky Designation

    Grand Lake Colorado Dark Sky Designation

    Kim White, with the town of Grand Lake, and Mark Laurin, a dedicated advocate for dark skies, discussed their efforts to achieve dark sky certification. Their journey began with Kim's application for a grant from the Colorado Tourism Office, aiming to preserve the sky quality in their area. Mark's extensive experience in astronomy and advocacy led him to mentor Kim in this endeavor. Together, they educate the community on the importance of dark skies through outreach events and measurements o...

    • 28 min
    Byers Peak Stampede Half Marathon and 5 K

    Byers Peak Stampede Half Marathon and 5 K

    I interviewed Mary Price and Ryndi Zastrow from the Shining Stars Foundation today about their August 24, 2024 event, the Byers Peak Stampede Half Marathon and 5K. They discuss the history of the Shining Stars Foundation and its mission to provide social and recreational programming for children and families facing cancer. In its fourteenth year, the event features a half marathon and a 5K race, starting at the High Country Stampede Rodeo grounds and traversing scenic trails. They highl...

    • 11 min
    Michael Querio- Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater

    Michael Querio- Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater

    Learn about the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater as I introduce you to Michael Querio, the guiding force behind the curtain. From his early days as the music director to his current role as the Executive Artistic Director, Michael's journey mirrors the growth and evolution of the theater itself.Michael shares insights into the theater's past, present, and future in our conversation, from its humble beginnings in 1967, a time of uncertainty and yet immense creativity, to the grandeur of ...

    • 19 min
    Nat Sullivan and Amy Wolf - Camp Chief Ouray

    Nat Sullivan and Amy Wolf - Camp Chief Ouray

    Today's interview with Amy Woilf and Nat Sullivan from Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA of the Rockies discussed the new LEED-certified Camp Chief Ouray dining hall building, the first LEED-certified building in Grand County. Nat and Amy discussed the need for a bigger dining space to serve more campers, the process of designing and constructing the building, the challenges of getting LEED certification, the efficient and sustainable technologies used, and plans for more development at the camp.

    • 23 min
    Rachel Allnut - Author of Seed, Sprout, Spice!

    Rachel Allnut - Author of Seed, Sprout, Spice!

    My guest is Rachel Allnut, the author of "Seed, Sprout, Spice: All About Pueblo Chili's." Allnutt explains how the project involving her sister and cousin evolved from her ties to the Colorado Ag Literacy Project and her passion for education. The book aims to educate children about agriculture, mainly focusing on Pueblo Chili's, in a fun and engaging way. Allnutt's background in teaching influenced the book's format, ensuring it appeals to a wide range of elementary school students. Th...

    • 11 min
    Julie Taulman-Rethink Ability Ski Challenge

    Julie Taulman-Rethink Ability Ski Challenge

    On today's podcast, Julie Taulman, CEO of the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD), discusses the organization's history and programs. Founded 54 years ago by Hal O'Leary, NSCD began with a focus on winter sports for children with disabilities and has since expanded to offer year-round activities such as skiing, snowboarding, horseback riding, paddling, sailing, and more. The NSCD serves over 1,750 individuals annually to promote physical activity, social engagement, and overall wel...

    • 9 min

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